Chelsea will make a formal approach to Derby County for manager Frank Lampard this week and want to offer him a three-year contract.
England Football League clubs will interview at least one Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidate for any first-team managerial position.
Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign winger Daniel James from Swansea.
No Championship side has leaned as heavily on Africans this season as Aston Villa, who defeated Derby County to secure EPL football for next season.
Real Madrid star Toni Kroos is taking his life to the silver screen, dropping a trailer for his upcoming movie, aptly named, wait for it: "Kroos."
Aston Villa returned to the Premier League as goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn earned them a 2-1 victory over Frank Lampard's Derby.
Aston Villa are finally back in the English top flight, but they'll have to fight tooth and nail, as well as spend wisely, if they're to stick.
Chelsea or Derby County? Monday's Championship playoff final will go a long way in deciding where Frank Lampard will be managing next season.
Winning the Championship playoff is worth £170m, making Aston Villa and Derby's clash at Wembley (live on ESPN+) the richest single game in sport.
Gabriel Batistuta has told ESPN FC he is open to managing Middlesbrough, but added that the Championship side have yet to make any contact.
Derby County roared back to defeat Leeds United 4-3 over two legs and secure their spot in the Championship playoff final against Aston Villa.
John Obi Mikel is close to a return to the Premier League with a source telling ESPN FC that the ex-Chelsea star is considering multiple offers.
Sheffield United's Chris Wilder beat off competition from Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp to win the LMA manager of the year award on Tuesday.
Ninety minutes separate four Championship clubs from a playoff final at Wembley. We detail the matchups and make our predictions.
Leeds forward Kemar Roofe scored in the second half to seal a 1-0 victory over Derby in the first leg of their Championship playoff semifinal.
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